Tuesday 19 September 1911
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include William Golding and Allan Pettersson.
Three Million Dollars, directed by Allan Dwan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 19 September 1911
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Which were the important events of 19 September 1911 ?
- Heine Westenfluss's birthday, from Gundam SEED DESTINY.
- Hermione Granger's birthday, from J.K. Rowling's series Harry Potter.
- International Talk Like a Pirate Day
- Saint Kitts and Nevis - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1983)
- Japan - Respect for the Aged Day (traditional - beginning in 2003, the holiday is held on the third Monday of September.)
- Chile - Armed Forces Day
- Church of England - Theodore of Tarsus
- Also see September 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Januarius
- In ancient Greece, the sixth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the procession to Eleusis began at the Kerameikos in Athens.
- William Golding: English novelist, playwright, and poet who won the 1983 Nobel Prize in Literature, and is best known for his novel Lord of the Flies.
- Allan Pettersson
- Gustaf Allan Pettersson: Composer.
- Weldon Hart: Composer.
- Sir William Golding: English writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1993).
- Henning Alsvik: Norwegian art historian.
- Red Tuesday-20,000 protest for universal rights
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1911 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- I Want a Girl Just Like the Girl That Married Dear Old Dad - Peerless Quartet (Columbia Male Quartet)
- June - Walter Van Brunt
- Chicken Reel - Frank Stanley & Byron G. Harlan
- Dear, Delightful Women - Reinald Werrenrath
- March of the Toys - Victor Herbert & His Orchestra